By Francis Xavier | March 10, 2023 8:20 am ET
Tragic news out of Utah where one person is dead and another has been hospitalized after getting caught in an avalanche in in the Weber Canyon backcountry.
Summit County Sheriff’s Office dispatch received a call about the avalanche at approximately 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Two burials were confirmed and both individuals have been located. Life saving measures were performed. One individual has been confirmed deceased, the second patient was transported to a nearby hospital.
“Due to the location of this incident, specific details of the incident and the individuals involved are unknown at this time. We do not anticipate receiving updated information for several hours. We will update our social media as more information becomes available.” –Summit County Sheriff’s Office